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NEVER SHALL I FORGET that night, the first night in camp, that turned my life into one long night seven times sealed.

Never shall I forget that smoke.

Never shall I forget that small faces of the children whose bodies I saw transformed into smoke under a silent sky.

Never shall I forget those flames that consumed my faith forever.

Never shall I forget the nocturnal silence that deprived me for all eternity of the desire to live.

Never shall I forget those moments that murdered my God and my soul and turned my dreams to ashes.

Never shall I forget those things, even were I condemned to live as long as God Himself.


All of the following choices explain the significance of this passage from Chapter 3 EXCEPT


It establishes the symbolic meaning of the work's title.


It emphasizes the horror of the concentration camps.


It establishes a pivotal moment in Elie's understanding of life.


It shows Elie's obsession with smoke and fire


It presents a spiritual crisis for Elie.

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